On Dhanush’s 40th birthday today, July 28, Captain Miller teaser out
DT BEATS – Dhanush’s ‘Captain Miller’ has already created a lot of hype among the audience. The period film is written and directed by Arun Matheswaran of ‘Rocky and Saani Kaayidham’ fame. The film is billed as an action-adventure drama set in the pre-Independence era. On Dhanush’s 40th birthday today, July 28, the makers unveiled the teaser for ‘Captain Miller’ just as the clock struck 12 am, it started trending on Twitter.
The teaser begins with the hunt by the British for ‘wanted dacoit’ Captain Miller aka Eesa aka Analeesan. After many fierce battle scenes and vehicles exploding, a wanted poster with a handsome reward for the person who finds Captain Miller appears.
Do you know Dhanush’s real name
Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja is the real name of Captain Miller (Dhanush).
Dhanush start his career in the 2002 teen drama film Thulluvadho Ilamai, directed by his father Kasthuri Raja, which became a sleeper hit.
He then appeared in his brother Selvaraghavan’s first directorial venture, the romantic psychological thriller Kaadhal Kondein in 2003. The film portrayed Dhanush as a mentally-disturbed youth, Vinodh, who yearned for the love of his friend, eventually turning possessive of her. Upon release, the film opened to critical acclaim and proved to be a major commercial success, eventually becoming Dhanush’s breakthrough in Tamil cinema. The film also fetched him his first nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil. His next film was the romantic comedy Thiruda Thirudi (2003), a critical and commercial success.
Dhanush also is a singer, generally for his own films. As a lyricst, he is often credited as “Poetu Dhanush”. He was introduced as a playback singer in Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan, by its composer Yuvan Shankar Raja and collaborated again with him in his brother Selvaraghavan’s directorial, Pudhupettai. He sang further numbers in Selvaraghavan’s films Aayirathil Oruvan and Mayakkam Enna; the former, which featured him alongside his wife Aishwarya Rajinikanth.
“Why This Kolaveri Di” was released on YouTube in 2011 as part of the soundtrack to the film 3, the directorial debut of Aishwarya Dhanush. The song became the most-searched video in India. Anirudh Ravichander was the soundtrack composer for the film and Dhanush wrote much of the lyrics. He has also sung “No Problem” in the Kannada film Vajrakaya, which earned him a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Kannada, and “Thikka” in the Telugu film Thikka.
Source : Wikipedia | India Today